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dialog is described as 'display dialog boxes from shell scripts. Curses based. Works in console mode' and is a Shell in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to dialog for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Python and Qt. The best alternative is Glade, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like dialog are Zenity, easybashgui, Yad and KDialog.

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display dialog boxes from shell scripts. Curses based. Works in console mode.

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    Glade

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    16 alternatives to Glade 

    Glade is a RAD (Rapid Application Development) tool to enable quick & easy development of user interfaces for the GTK+ toolkit.

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    Discontinued

    The tool is not developed anymore as it cannot handle Gtk4.Instead Cambalache UI Maker is being developed but it still needs funding.

    Login ui using glade
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    Zenity

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Shell
    • Linux
    20 alternatives to Zenity 

    Zenity is a tool that allows you to display GTK dialog boxes in commandline and shell scripts.

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    1.  PortableZenity can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Command line interfaceZenity either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    easybashgui

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    20 alternatives to easybashgui 

    Bash functions library for *BSD and GNU/Linux that aims to give simple GUI functions using yad, gtkdialog, kdialog, zenity, Xdialog, (c)dialog, whiptail or bash builtins depending on KDE or GNOME running or not, Yad/Gtkdialog/Xdialog installed or not and, eventually, X...

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    1.  Command line interfaceeasybashgui either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Yad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    20 alternatives to Yad 

    Yad (yet another dialog) is a fork of Zenity with many improvements, such as custom buttons, additional dialogs, pop-up menu in notification icon and more. It's useful for creating quick and easy GUIs for shell and batch scripting.

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    1.  Support for scriptingYad supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  PortableYad can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Sample dialog with tabs from YAD's SourceForge.
      Sample dialog with drop-down from YAD's SourceForge.
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      KDialog

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Shell
      • Linux
      21 alternatives to KDialog 

      kdialog allows you to display dialog boxes from shell scripts. The syntax is very much inspired from the "dialog" command (which shows text mode dialogs).

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      1.  Command line interfaceKDialog either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    • whiptail

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Shell
      • Linux
      20 alternatives to whiptail 

      display dialog boxes from shell scripts.

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      1.  Command line interfacewhiptail either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
      • wxGlade

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Mac
        • Windows
        • Linux
        16 alternatives to wxGlade 

        wxGlade is a GUI designer written in Python with the popular GUI toolkit wxPython, that helps you create wxWidgets/wxPython user interfaces. At the moment it can generate Python, C++, Perl, Lisp and XRC (wxWidgets' XML resources) code.

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      • VisualWX

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Windows
        • Linux
        16 alternatives to VisualWX 

        Visualwx aims to be the ultimate RAD tool, designed for c++, python, perl, ruby, lua and wxWidgets. Still there are many things to do, but we've achieved considerable progress.

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        Discontinued

        Last version seems to be VisualWx 0.87.6.0 Alfa April 13 2007, see http://visualwx.altervista.org/downloads.php. There is no version for Python 3.

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        wxDev-C++

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Windows
        • Bloodshed Dev-C++
        15 alternatives to wxDev-C++ 

        wxDev-C++ is an extension of Bloodshed Dev-C++ by Colin Laplace et. al. This program helps you to create dialogs and frames for wxWidgets visually using a form designer.

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        Discontinued

        The project is no longer developed. Last version, 7.4.2, released in June 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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        wxSmith

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Mac
        • Windows
        • Linux
        • Code::Blocks
        16 alternatives to wxSmith 

        wxSmith is a Code::Blocks plugin for RAD editing of wxWidgets applications.

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